Asked in Cattle Reproduction
Is it safe to breed a Bull back with his daughter?
Not if you have no idea of the genetic and hereditary history of both going back several generations. You're better off, just to be safe, to breed the heifer to an unrelated bull. ...
Asked in Dog Breeds, Mastiffs
Is a bull mastiff known as a biter?
In my experience, not at all. They tend to be rather slow and lazy, and excellent with children. I even know one who's best friend is a cat. They look rather intimidating, but are excellent family dogs. :) Large breed dogs such as mastiffs have gotten bad press primarily due to the actions of people, not the dogs themselves. As stated above, mastiffs are intelligent gentle animals. They are loving and attach very strongly with their families. Any breed of dog, and even...
Asked in Dog Breeds
Why does the KC have breed standards?
Kennel Club's around the world have breed standard's for each breed that describe what the ideal Dog from that breed should look like (for example, the English Bull Terrier Breed Standard describes the perfect English Bull Terrier). The idea is that breeders should try and breed Dog's as close to their breed standard as possible, with the best examples winning shows such as Crufts. Dog's that most closely match their breed standard are awarded prizes and Champion Certificates at serious shows. ...
Asked in Staffordshire Bull Terriers
Staffordshire bull terrier one two or three whats the best to have?
Staffordshire bull terriers were originally bred for dogfighting, which means it is a strong breed. Therefore some people think that it is not a good idea to have two or more Staffies, but rather to have another, non-strong breed with a Staffie. However, it is possible to have more than one Staffie, as long as they are all socialised and gets discipline. ...
Asked in Care of Rabbits, Rabbits and Hares
Can you breed a rabbit with the same rabbit that sired it?
It is possible, but not a good idea. Inbreeding can cause serious health problems for the offspring. ...
Asked in Cows and Cattle
Can a 9 year old stay on a bull with one hand in the air?
Ah, I remember when I was 9. I thought it'd be a good idea to do rodeo like my Uncle. It wasn't pretty. While it isn't recommended, a 9 year old can stay on a bull with one hand in the air IF you strap him/her to the bull with a lot of duct tape. Don't do it. It's a bad idea. ...
Asked in Horse Breeds
If you have a boy horse and a girl pony can they breed?
Yes. If the boy horse is still a stud he can breed a very small mare. This is not a good idea because the foal is likely to be to large for the mare to foul out. ...
Asked in Pit Bulls
Is adopting a pitbull good or bad?
When looking to adopt a dog, you definitely should not exclude the Pit Bull. Reputable shelters and animal rescues will not adopt out any dog that shows signs of aggression. It's always a good idea to bring your entire family to the shelter when considering adopting a dog of any breed. Talk to the rescue organization about your concerns and ask questions before adopting any dog. Most Pit Bull adoptions are very successful. An adoptable Pit Bull will make a wonderful pet...
What idea did the Union give up on after First Bull Run?
After First Bull Run the Union gave up the idea that the war would be a short one and so did the Confederacy, indeed ...
Asked in Dog Health, Dog Care, Pit Bulls
What age can a femlale pitbull have puppies?
It is quite possible that a female pit-bull could have puppies from as early as 6 months old, however this is not a good idea and you should ideally wait until around 2 years of age. If you are not wanting to breed, you should get the female dog spayed as soon as the vets are happy to do it. ...